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The University of Dubuque is a church-affiliated, liberal arts institution. Founded as a school for prospective pastors in 1852, the College of Liberal Arts was added several years later. Its 56-acre campus is located in a residential area of Dubuque.

Website: www.dbq.edu//

Private
Co-ed
1,900
Undergraduate
Students
(44.6%) 847 Women
(55.4%) 1,053 Men
403
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
73% of 2,054 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.00
SAT Math
485 average
420-540 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
490 average
420-540 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
20 average
17-22 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$48,060
Tuition and Fees
$36,610
Room and Board
$10,500
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Freshman Award
$27,855
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$33,454
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
107
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 30% of classes
10-19 students: 45% of classes
20-29 students: 22% of classes
30-39 students: 2% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Dubuque Population
58,253
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
42% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Spartans
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.5% Asian
15.4% Black/African-American
8.3% Hispanic/Latino
3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
67.5% White
3.6% Unknown
International Students
6.9% from 9 countries
First-Year Students Returning
62.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
30.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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